17/05/2021

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a serious attack in Belfast.

The 42-year-old injured man was found with a head injury on the Upper Newtownards Road at around 4am on Sunday, 16 May.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
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Inspector Barry Moore said: "Officers attended the scene and arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon with intent to commit an indictable offence.

"The victim was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening at this stage."


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